Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2012

Journal or Book Title

EAAE/ARCC International Conference on Architectural Research Proceedings, Cities in Transformation: Research and Design

First Page

618

Last Page

621

Conference Title

EAAE/ARCC International Conference on Architectural Research

Conference Date

June 7–10, 2012

City

Milan, Italy

Abstract

Architecture pedagogy plays a significant role in building a sustainable world. Sustainable design requires a thorough understanding of building energy performance, while the urging issue of a changing climate demands for higher energy efficiency and improved energy conservation. This demand challenges conventional ways to program buildings as well as purely formal approaches to the design of their envelope and spatial composition. It is no longer the question to build for one climate instead with the lifespan of a building, design concepts might need to integrate the ability to adapt to at least two climate conditions: current and future. The question is how to educate students to creatively address those challenges, when especially natural ventilation and day-lighting are complex and dynamic phenomena. Architects in general need to be better equipped during the early design phase with knowledge and design tools to integrate and predict dynamic performances of light and air movement to achieve these sustainable high performance buildings

Comments

This proceeding is from EAAE/ARCC International Conference on Architectural Research Proceedings (Leuven: EAAE, 2012). Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Passe and Demel

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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